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Psychotherapy Videos and DVDs for Teaching, Training, Self Study and Continuing Education

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"My Kids Don't Appreciate Me": REBT with a Single Mother
by Janet Wolfe

See REBT in action in an actual therapy session with a single mother struggling to effectively parent her teenage children.

Part of the 4-video series: REBT In Action.

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Coming Out: Voices of Gay and Lesbian Teens and their Families
by Karin Heller
Thought provoking and accessible, this video is invaluable for all parents, teachers, and professionals working with teenagers.
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Connecting with Our Kids
by George Papageorge
George Papageorge offers principles and tools for raising healthy kids without resorting to quick-fix parenting fads or unrealistic expectations. 


Adlerian Parent Consultation
by Jon Carlson
Watch Jon Carlson conduct an actual parent consultation session and an actual parenting group with moms who are in power struggles with their teenage children.

Part of the 11-video series: Child Therapy with the Experts
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Adolescent Family Therapy
by Janet Sasson Edgette
Watch expert adolescent family therapist Janet Sasson Edgette in an actual counseling session with a single mother and her 15-year old daughter.

Part of the 11-video series: Child Therapy with the Experts
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Cognitive-Behavioral Child Therapy
by Bruce Masek
Watch Cognitive Behavioral child therapist Bruce Masek in an actual counseling session with a 6-year old girl and her mother.

Part of the 11-video series: Child Therapy with the Experts
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Psychotherapy with Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Clients—3: Relationships, Families and Couples Counseling
by Ron Scott
Gay, lesbian, and bisexual couples and families are different from heterosexual couples and families in issues related to their social context and societal stigmatization. 

Part of the 7-video series: Psychotherapy with Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Clients
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Child Therapy with the Experts: 11-Video Series
See many of the world's leading experts in child therapy and counseling conduct actual sessions. This one-of-a-kind series allows you to compare the theories and techniques of a wide range of approaches, including CBT, Gestalt, Narrative, Object Relations, and others.


Integrative Family Therapy
by Kenneth V. Hardy
Watch Integrative Family Therapy in action as Kenneth V. Hardy masterfully applies his holistic approach in an actual family therapy session with a single African-American mother and her teenage daughter.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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Empowerment Family Therapy
by Frank Pittman
Do you want to be more effective at empowering your clients to make the changes in their lives that will get them what they really want? Dr. Frank Pittman is one of the most passionate therapists around when it comes to helping people take responsibility for their lives, as you’ll see in this live couples therapy session.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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The Healing Power of Mindful Parenting
by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Myla Kabat-Zinn
Most parents would agree that parenting is one of the most stressful occupations on the planet, for which there is very little training. Here Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn, preeminent experts on mindful parenting, combine ancient wisdom with the latest psychological research to offer tools and techniques to help parents—and the therapists who treat them—navigate the challenges of parenting.
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Mindfulness for Life: An Interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn
by Jon Kabat-Zinn
What exactly is mindfulness and why has it recently become so popular in the mental health field? Here Jon Kabat-Zinn, leading expert on the topic and the pivotal figure in bringing Buddhist meditation to Western medicine, discusses the essence and foundational principles of mindfulness, inspiring all of us to embrace the “full catastrophe” of life. 
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Tres Madres: Structural Therapy with an Anglo/Hispanic Family
by Harry Aponte
Harry Aponte, an expert in structural family therapy, demonstrates in this video the power and subtlety of his approach in a session with a very complicated family suffering from multi-generational trauma and the effects of alcoholism.
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Experiential Family Therapy
by Carl Whitaker
Learn from groundbreaking family therapist Carl Whitaker as he conducts two riveting and instructive initial interviews with a family seeking treatment for their son’s ADHD. You can’t help but be awed and inspired as you watch this true master in action.
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Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Disruptive Child and Adolescent Behavior
by Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
Working with troubled children can stir up deep emotions and challenge our ability to stay grounded and empathic. Learn evidence-based planning for Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder in this video, complete with live vignettes and commentary.    
 
Part of the 12-video series: Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
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Interpersonal Psychotherapy: A Case of Postpartum Depression
by Scott Stuart
What, exactly, is Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), and how is it applied across populations? Watch Scott Stuart, MD, present the core elements of this evidence-based method in a course of therapy with a woman dealing with postpartum depression.
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Foster Parents Speak: Crossing Bridges and Fostering Change
by Photosynthesis Productions
In this compelling video, foster parents discuss the rewards and challenges of their role and offer personal insight into the complex experiences of foster children.


Living Adoption: Gay Parents Speak
by Photosynthesis Productions
In this sometimes heartbreaking, but always life-affirming, video you’ll take a journey with gay and lesbian men and women who became adoptive parents. You’ll hear their struggles of maneuvering systems along with their joy in creating a family.


Struggle for Identity: Issues in Transracial Adoption
by Photosynthesis Productions
Transracial adoptees discuss their childhood, the identity issues which have carried through into their adulthood, and suggestions to improve the future of transracial adoptions.
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Chelsea: Surrendered to the State
by Calamari Productions
After countless failed efforts, a mother makes the difficult decision to turn over custody of her volatile nine-year-old daughter to the state in an effort to get her the help she needs.

Part of the 3-video series: Children in Crisis


Joshua: When Anger Turns to Violence
by Calamari Productions
Get an unprecedented look inside the juvenile justice system as you watch a thirteen-year-old boy's real juvenile hearing after assaulting his mother.

Part of the 3-video series: Children in Crisis


Anorexia: What Therapists and Parents Need to Know
by Lisa Sabey and Robert Blair
Anorexia is the third most common chronic illness among US adolescents, but it has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. In this video about the devastating impact of anorexia on parents, see how Family-Based Therapy (FBT) actively engages parents in effective treatment.


Recognizing and Preventing Child Neglect
by Learning Seed
Many social workers have a difficult time recognizing neglect. The effects are just not as visible as abuse. This video clearly moves students through various signs that indicate neglect and empowers them to be more confident in their work of keeping children safe.

Part of the 2-video series: Child Abuse and Neglect